MSI Z97S SLI Krait Edition (MS-7922)

Performance Results

Benchmarks - excluding SSD
Gaming
Gaming 33%
Sail boat
Desktop
Desktop 57%
Gunboat
Workstation
Workstation 44%
Speed boat
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing above expectations (66th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 34 performed better. The overall PC percentile is the average of each of its individual components.
ProcessorWith a good single core score, this CPU can easily handle the majority of general computing tasks. Additionally this processor can handle moderate workstation, and even light server workloads. Finally, with a gaming score of 76%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is very good.
Graphics29.2% is a below average 3D score (GTX 1070 = 100%). This GPU can handle older games but it will struggle to render recent games at resolutions greater than 1080p. (Note: general computing tasks don't require 3D graphics)
Boot DriveThe boot partition is located on a mechanical or hybrid drive. Moving the system to an SSD will yield far faster boot times, better system responsiveness and faster application load times.
Memory16GB is enough RAM to run any version of Windows and it's more than sufficient for nearly all games. 16GB also allows for very large file and system caches, software development and batch photo editing/processing.
OS VersionWindows 10 is the most recent version of Windows, and the best to date in our opinion.
SystemMSI MS-7922
MotherboardMSI Z97S SLI Krait Edition (MS-7922)  (all builds)
Memory13.7 GB free of 16 GB @ 1.6 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20160216
Uptime0 Days
Run DateJul 13 '18 at 06:49
Run Duration110 Seconds
Run User CAN-User
Background CPU8%

 PC Performing above expectations (66th percentile)

Actual performance vs. expectations. The graphs show user score (x) vs user score frequency (y).

Processor Bench Single core Quad core Multi core
Intel Core i7-4770-$305
SOCKET 0, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 3.4 GHz, turbo 3.7 GHz (avg)
Performing above expectations (71st percentile)
76% Very good
SC Int 109
SC Float 111
SC Mixed 112
88% 111 Pts
QC Int 355
QC Float 346
QC Mixed 362
80% 355 Pts
MC Int 542
MC Float 586
MC Mixed 576
85% 568 Pts
Poor: 60%
This bench: 76%
Great: 82%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 760 (192-bit)
Nvidia(10DE 106F) 1.5GB
CLim: 1202 MHz, MLim: 1400 MHz, Ram: 1.5GB, Driver: 387.95
Performing above expectations (83rd percentile)
29.2% Poor
Lighting 72.7
Reflection 68
Parallax 112
27% 84.1 fps
MRender 72.9
Gravity 85.7
Splatting 55.6
31% 71.4 fps
Poor: 23%
This bench: 29.2%
Great: 31%
Drive Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Seagate Barracuda 7200.14 2TB-$58
1.5TB free (System drive)
Firmware: CC25
SusWrite @10s intervals: 132 123 152 158 93 104 MB/s
Performing below expectations (31st percentile)
80.9% Excellent
Read 155
Write 149
Mixed 75.6
SusWrite 127
93% 127 MB/s
4K Read 0.6
4K Write 1.3
4K Mixed 0.1
60% 0.67 MB/s
Poor: 53%
This bench: 80.9%
Great: 114%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Corsair Vengeance LP DDR3 4x4GB
4 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR3 clocked @ 1600 MHz
Performing above expectations (81st percentile)
62% Good
MC Read 22.4
MC Write 22.3
MC Mixed 19.1
61% 21.3 GB/s
SC Read 17.1
SC Write 19.9
SC Mixed 19.9
54% 19 GB/s
Latency 59.1
68% 59.1 ns
Poor: 44%
This bench: 62%
Great: 67%
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 System Memory Latency Ladder

L1/L2/L3 CPU cache and main memory (DIMM) access latencies in nano seconds.

Typical Z97S SLI Krait Edition (MS-7922) Builds (Compare 5,097 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 63%
Destroyer
Desktop
Desktop 81%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 59%
Gunboat

Motherboard: MSI Z97S SLI Krait Edition (MS-7922) - $127

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 79% - Very good Total price: $881
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